- New Orleans
Alex Breckinridge is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group and a member of the corporate compliance and white collar defense team. He focuses on government enforcement investigations, securities and corporate governance litigation, corporate compliance matters, and complex commercial litigation.
Alex represents financial institutions, broker dealers, investment companies, and investment advisors and their boards of directors, as well as public companies and their boards of directors and officers. He has tried cases before state and federal courts and represented clients in enforcement investigations conducted by governmental regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and self-regulatory organizations such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He has also assisted in conducting internal investigations.
Alex also has experience counseling clients on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, economic sanctions administered by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, and export control regulations administered by a variety of federal agencies. Additionally, he has experience helping clients develop comprehensive corporate compliance programs to assist those companies in dealing with these and other high-risk areas.
Prior to joining Jones Walker, Alex practiced in the Washington, DC, office of an international law firm.